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  • n. Plural form of stigma.

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Examples

  • Ira is a youth of many "stigmas" -- his anxiously burgeoning sexuality, which leads to a quasi-incestuous episode with his earthy mother, his rejection of his Jewishness amid the tauntings and beatings of the Gentile boys.

    A Long Literary Sleep

  • They share ideas, innovations, and can talk bad about unproductive methods — and also through ignorance maintain stigmas.

    Walking with the Poor: a review

  • Her stigmas were a source of indescribable suffering to her, down to the moment of her death.

    The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

  • People deny addictions, well because addictions have pejorative stigmas to them, and who would want to have pejorative stigmas about themselves?

    Above the Law

  • Your explanations for them not identifying as atheists: they are scarred to due to "stigmas" attached to the term "atheist" on an internet survey!

    CNN.com

  • The one thing that I think that she stated incorrectly is that maybe without the stigmas and cultural differences that there is a possibility that this may not be the case.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » 1. Science, Faith, and Not Ruling Out Possibilities

  • As you can tell from the tone of my words, I'm rather taken aback by the stigmas that are plaguing our industry and how many gyms reinforce those stigmas.

    Jay Cardiello: All Trainers Are Not Created Equal

  • Nathan Romano is determined to bust stigmas about mental illness and he says that one of the best ways to do that is by encouraging people to share their own experiences.

    Building Bridges for Mental Health

  • If social stigmas were dropped, it would be just as easy to teach and regulate eastern medicine as it is to do so with western medicine.

    Or certain corners of Ohio.

  • I would be just a workable, And I would like it very much if social stigmas would be dropped.

    Or certain corners of Ohio.

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